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It’s Wading, Not Walking

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August 28, 2018
My ten-year-old son stumbled across the river. With each step he seemed on the brink of falling forward into the flow. Wide eyed and stiff-faced, Joey battled through the current, expecting all the while to fall in, but hoping and struggling against it. It seemed like he was trying to win a race, thinking he might outdistance the impending accident if he just moved fast enough . . .

Nothing in nature crosses the water like a fisherman in a hurry. We look so out of place, bumbling around in waders trying to find a foothold and fighting a battle with the river . . .

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Update | DIY — Bar Boots

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June 15, 2017

Bar boots provide amazing traction in most rivers, and they save the wear on your boot soles. This updated version of the do-it-yourself Bar Boots Troutbitten article contains a…

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DIY – Bar Boots

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February 13, 2015

I burn through boot soles fast. And cheap boots with poor foot support are a bad idea when you’re wading heavy runs and putting full days on the water…